Amas Musical Theatre presents stage and screen veteran Len Cariou, combining his two great loves – Shakespeare and American Musical Comedy – into one diverse evening of soliloquy and song. More…
Universally acclaimed stage and screen veteran Len Cariou gives full voice to an idea that he has harbored for years. Combining his two great loves into one rich and diverse tapestry; outfitting trenchant classical soliloquies and sonnets with inventive musical pairings from beloved writers of the Great White Way.
See it if you love Shakespeare well-spoken and don't mind great songs poorly sung. The premise is very clever, and the life stories are engaging.
Don't see it if you feel embarrassed for entertainers whose talents are wanning. Cariou shouldn't sing any more. His black shirt did him no favors.
See it if you are a Cariou fan, you like really well acted Shakespeare monologues and semi obscure songs from old musicals performed by a faded star.
Don't see it if you like strong singing, songs you recongnize, or if you're sensitive to what I perceived to be more than a hint of misogyny.
See it if You love Len Cariou, enjoy seeing Broadway vets reminisce, have a thing for Shakespeare and chase old show tunes rarely heard.
Don't see it if You have no familiarity with any of the above; if you want a polished performance. He's like your tale-telling grandpa but his voice is gone
See it if Let's face it, the old man doesn't have a great voice, so what's the point? That's it, there is no point to this show.
Don't see it if you really hate Shakespeare...or musical theater from the past.
See it if you love Shakespeare, musical theatre, & Len. Also, if acting a song is more important than perfect singing - a pleasure to watch.
Don't see it if u prefer shows with plots & only like music for the notes. Also, the piano sometimes overpowered him, so if u have hearing probs, be warned
See it if you enjoy Shakespeare and Broadway classics. Cariou has thoughtfully curated both elements and his performance is that of a true star.
Don't see it if you're expecting something revolutionary. This is more of a twist on a nightclub/cabaret act.
See it if you like Shakespeare & want to hear obscure Bway showtunes, through the lens Shakespearean characters. Loved the explaining between numbers!
Don't see it if you are expecting a Broadway jukebox-type show, of all well-known songs or can't handle a show where all the songs sound very similar.
See it if you enjoy Shakespearea & show music, performed by a class act. Carriou is entertaining & makes you feel like he's talking to just to you.
Don't see it if you are too young to enjoy classic shows, or Shakespeare bores you. Carriou is a theater veteran, and a class act, mixed the two seamlessly.
See it if You love Shakespeare combined with show tunes. Witty and entertaining one man show by the always enchanting Len Criou
Don't see it if Shakespeare is not your cup of tea. Music and recitation do not interest you. You want to hear the voice of Len as good as it used to be
See it if You like Shakespeare, you like Len Cariou, you know/appreciate older musicals.
Don't see it if You like a big production with a plot, don't like Shakespeare, expect to hear Cariou's good voice (he lost it), don't like older shows
See it if you're a fan of Cariou, Shakespeare, and/or show tunes; an interesting pairing of songs and soliloquies, though some work better than others
Don't see it if you're looking for a really deep exploration of the subject, or are bothered by Cariou's less-than-perfect vocal technique at almost age 80
See it if You want to see a Broadway legend, you're a big Shakespeare fan, or both.
Don't see it if You're looking for a show that goes beneath the surface of the connections between famous Broadway songs/stories and Shakespeare works.
See it if enjoy fine renditions of Broadway standards and don't mind experiencing a variety of unrelated Shakespearean soliloquoies in a single show.
Don't see it if dislike cabaret-style presentations or shows without plots.
See it if you like musicals. He sings songs and talks about Shakespere's plays, fun anecdotes from his life on the stage, a veteran performer.
Don't see it if you're expecting usual plot, storyline, characters, dancing.
See it if You loves singing, Shakespeare, and variety shows.
Don't see it if You're not a Shakespeare fan or don't like singing and soliloquies alternating and would rather a story being told.